Integrations Enterprise Architect
Ferguson
Newport News, VA
Skills
Job Description:
Ferguson Technology continues to create the advantage for our multiple lines of business. Through innovative technology and services, we are working to disrupt our industry, empower our customers and drive business performance. Join us.

We are looking for a detail-oriented Enterprise Architect of Integrations to assist in the strategy and direction of our organization as it relates to integrations. The Enterprise Architect's responsibilities include improving the current IT infrastructure, optimizing business operations, and setting the direction and approach for integrating information applications and programs. The Enterprise Architect is also responsible for cataloging, developing, coordinating, communicating, maintaining, and enforcing overall enterprise architecture models, representations, initiatives, capabilities, and components to adequately perform the organization's business and technology activities.

To be successful as an Enterprise Architect, you should have excellent technical, analytical, and project management skills. You should also have strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Leads the development of a single holistic enterprise architecture model for the whole of the organization, from all architecture perspectives (Business Services, Business Processes, Information, Applications, and Technology)
Evaluates internal functions, business development strategies, and IT processes and suggest improvements
Defines strategy, technical capabilities, and architecture to support the enterprise, while employing industry standards to provide a secure, innovative, and cost-effective environment
Develop a road map of the evolution of the enterprise integration strategy from current to future state
Works with key business partners and technical domains to include developers, architects, product managers, and executive leaders to establish a shared vision, from strategy to implementation, of advanced integration patterns in a multi-cloud environment
Leads and coordinates technical discussions relative to current and future cloud platforms
Defines technical capabilities required to realize business capabilities across multiple business domains, defines architecture for those technical capabilities, and a road map for implementation
Provides leadership, technology guidance, and mentors others within their technology area
Works with Engineering, Infrastructure Services, and Application Development organizations to choose appropriate technology solutions and facilitates complete integration into the company environments
Develops standards in partnership with Engineering, Infrastructure Services, and Application Development
Leads initiatives designed to share knowledge across Technology teams
Identifies, recommends, coordinates, and delivers knowledge in a timely manner to support teams regarding technologies, processes or tools
Analyze technology industry and market trends and determine their potential impact on the enterprise
Analyze enterprise business drivers to determine corresponding change requirements

Experience:
10 or more years of IT and business/industry work experience, with at least 3 years of technical leadership experience

Required Experience:
10 years experience with integrations architecture
3 years experience with cloud platforms such as Microsoft Azure, AWS, or Oracle Cloud platforms
Experience with service-oriented architecture for cloud-based services
Experience with enterprise applications (architecture, development, support, and troubleshooting)
Experience representing technical viewpoints to diverse audiences and in making timely and prudent technical risk decisions
Experience with enterprise architecture and working as part of a cross-functional team to implement solutions
Technical writing experience

Preferred Experience:
Strategic thinking and planning
Ability to work independently with minimal direction; self-starter/self-motivated
Experience in system architecture
Experience in modeling and graphic representations
Operational execution excellence
Ability to sell and execute the overall Security vision and strategy
Nimble and agile thinking to drive change that enables efficiencies and drives growth
Systems thinking
Team and collaboration orientation
Problem solving
Performance driven
Learning orientation
Public speaking
Strong business acumen
Effective written/verbal communication skills
Strong written and oral communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Ability to plan strategically
Microsoft Power BI experience

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The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.